Average Bench: 34.1% (639th of 1206)

Based on 23,789 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000206A7, 0FABFBFF000206A7 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2430M CPU @ 2.40GHz
Poor: 15%Average: 34.1% Great: 41%
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 38%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 17%
Surfboard

Poor average bench

The Intel Core i5-2430M averaged 65.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 63.9Pts
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed 109Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i5-2430M is 26.4%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i5-2430M performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 161Pts
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed 159Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,789 samples)
Min Avg Max
20.7 1-Core 63.9 77.8
37.5 2-Core 109 140
41.7% 86.3 Pts
Min Avg Max
53 4-Core 158 189
53.8 8-Core 159 189
21.6% 158 Pts
Min Avg Max
53.3 64-Core 161 190
10.8% 161 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Normal Heavy Extreme
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 76
2-Core 132
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 185
8-Core 186
25% 186 Pts
64-Core 188
13% 188 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 75.6
2-Core 132
50% 104 Pts
4-Core 184
8-Core 187
25% 185 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 74.7
2-Core 119
47% 97 Pts
4-Core 181
8-Core 182
25% 181 Pts
64-Core 179
12% 179 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 73.8
2-Core 133
49% 103 Pts
4-Core 175
8-Core 178
24% 177 Pts
64-Core 181
12% 181 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 71
2-Core 126
47% 98.6 Pts
4-Core 180
8-Core 181
25% 180 Pts
64-Core 182
12% 182 Pts
CPU, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 70.6
2-Core 120
46% 95.2 Pts
4-Core 170
8-Core 177
24% 174 Pts
64-Core 176
12% 176 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz
1-Core 40.3
2-Core 139
39% 89.7 Pts
4-Core 187
8-Core 186
26% 186 Pts
64-Core 183
12% 183 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.8 GHz (avg)
1-Core 59.2
2-Core 98.9
38% 79.1 Pts
4-Core 145
8-Core 131
19% 138 Pts
64-Core 164
11% 164 Pts
CPU1, 1 CPU, 2 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 2.4 GHz, turbo 2.4 GHz (avg)
1-Core 38.9
2-Core 80.8
28% 59.9 Pts
4-Core 155
8-Core 156
21% 156 Pts
64-Core 153
10% 153 Pts
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Typical Core i5-2430M Builds (Compare 11,914 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 12%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 39%
Jet ski
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Surfboard

System: HP Pavilion g6 Notebook PC

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 37% - Below average Total price: $161

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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i5-2430M Processor (3M Cache, up to 3.00 GHz)
Code NameSandy Bridge
Launch DateQ4'11
Processor Numberi5-2430M
# of Cores2
# of Threads4
Cache3 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsAVX
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography32 nm
Recommended PriceN/A
Clock Speed2.4 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency3 GHz
Bus Speed5 GT/s DMI
Max TDP35 W

Graphics

Processor GraphicsIntel® HD Graphics 3000
Graphics Base Frequency650 MHz
Graphics OutputeDP/DP/HDMI/SDVO/CRT
Wireless DisplayYes
# of Displays Supported2
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency1.2 GHz
Quick Sync VideoYes
InTru 3D TechYes
Clear Video HD TechYes
Intel InsiderYes
Flexible Display InterfaceYes
Macrovision License RequiredNo

Memory

Max Memory Size16 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 1066/1333
Memory Channels2
Memory Bandwidth21.3 GB/s
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Expansion Options

PCI Express Revision2.0
PCI Express Configurations1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4
Max # of PCI Express Lanes16

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsYes

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesYes
Turbo Boost Tech2.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
Virtualization for Directed I/O (VT-d)No
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo
vPro TechNo
Identity Protection TechYes
Fast Memory AccessYes
Flex Memory AccessYes
My WiFi TechYes
4G WiMAX Wireless TechYes

Package

Package Size37.5mmx37.5mm (rPGA988B); 31mm x 24mm (BGA1023)
Graphics and IMC Lithography32 nm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedPPGA988

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo
Anti-Theft TechYes

 Comments

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21 days ago.

It's a good and I like it, for VM, for gaming in 2018 still good.. I have tried it for some data mining too.


Average

15 months ago.

IT was good for it's time but it lacks a lot.


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